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Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle

A pedestrian was killed Friday night while crossing North Wesleyan Boulevard in front of the Mayflower Restaurant. David Wheaton, Jr., 36, was struck about 7:44 p.m. Friday night by a vehicle on the 1500 block of North Wesleyan Boulevard. Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department said Whe

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Greenville custodian wins $400,000 lottery prize

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) - A Greenville custodian won $400,000 on a lottery scratch-off ticket. Cecil Goddard Jr. said he plans to buy his dream home with the moeny. "My girlfriend and I want to get a house and a piece of land," Goddard said. "It's such a blessing to be able to finally do this." The cus

WNCT - 2018-01-19 21:34:36

Greenville adjusts restrictions in search for permanent boat rental vendor

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Originally "Knee Deep Adventures" was banned from using this boat ramp, as the city went on a search to find a permanent kayak rental vendor. But now, that ban has been lifted. "We're really glad to hear council was supportive and kind of had our backs on this," said owner,

WNCT - 2018-01-20 23:03:02

Greenville man buying dream home with winning scratch-off ticket

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A Greenville custodian says it's a blessing to finally be able to buy his dream home after winning about $400,000 on a scratch-off ticket. Cecil Goddard, Jr., says his good fortune happened when he stopped by Sam's Jiffy Mart on Memorial Drive in Greenville and decided to

WITN - 2018-01-20 04:00:00

Lottery tickets, cigarettes stolen from store

Rocky Mount police are looking for information concerning a break-in at a store Wednesday in which lottery tickets were stolen. The break-in was discovered about 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at the Bridge Groceries and Grill on the 11100 block of N.C.. 97. Cpl. Mike Lewis of the Rocky Mount Police Department

ROCKY MOUNT TELEGRAM - 2018-01-20 23:59:59

Bacon joins PCC Institutional Advancement Division

WINTERVILLE - Greenville's John Bacon has joined the Institutional Advancement Division at Pitt Community College to oversee the college's alumni relations program and help raise funding for the PCC Foundation. As Annual Fund/Alumni director, Bacon is responsible for expanding and strengthening the

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2018-01-21 08:00:00

Brush fire threatens several homes

Photo Courtesy of Colin Still A brush fire threatened several homes in the Brices Creek area Saturday afternoon. The No. 7 Township fire department responded to the fire on Crump Farm Road around 12:20 p.m. According to Assistant Fire Chief Travis Blalock, the fire jumped across the street. It spre

WCTI12.COM - 2018-01-20 16:51:06

Local company makes 'Fortune' list of nation's top companies to work for

Employees of Atlantic Casualty Insurance Co. working from the Strickland Insurance Group home office in Goldsboro rated the company as one of the best places to work in the nation. The rating, based on an anonymous survey of nearly 100 employees, including 85 in Goldsboro, led to Atlantic Casualty C

GOLDSBORO NEWS-ARGUS - 2018-01-21 11:05:00

Victim identified in Pittsburgh neighborhood fatal shooting

When police arrived, they discovered a male lying in the street, according to authorities. Police said the victim was reportedly shot multiple times. That victim has been identified as Albert Boxley, 30, of Wilkinsburg, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office. "It's a bad feeli

WPXI - 2018-01-21 12:21:16

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers. (Jan. 19) FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave In this Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administr

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-21 05:24:00

Crash into creek lands man in hospital

A man is in the hospital after he crashed his vehicle into an Elm Grove creek. A man is in the hospital after he crashed his vehicle into an Elm Grove creek. The call came in around 9:30 Saturday morning. The crash happened on the corner of Hickory Street and Lumber Avenue in Elm Grove. Police said

WTOV 9 - 2018-01-20 19:30:24

Officials: Man refused to let children go when deputies went to arrest him

A man refused to let two small children go when deputies went to arrest him Friday in Pittsburgh's Knoxville neighborhood, according to officials. Officials said deputies took Troy Frison into custody on drug and gun charges around 6:45 a.m. after getting an anonymous tip. Deputies found him in a

WPXI - 2018-01-21 04:18:12

Donora man waives attempted homicide to court

MONESSEN - A Donora man waived his charges, which include attempted homicide, to Westmoreland County Court and avoided a preliminary hearing in the case Friday. Dwight A. Moore Jr., 20, of 464 Fourth St., waived his case before District Judge Joseph Dalfonso, online court records show. Moore was acc

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-01-21 05:30:00

Police, Emergency & Courts

Borough police said a Cumberland County resident awaited arraignment this morning after allegedly smashing a window and entering a house in the 600 block of Washington Street. Police said Trenton Mahaffie, 21, of Enola, was seen inside the house after officers were dispatched at 1:49 a.m. Mahaffie f

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 14:50:00

Gov. Wolf releases statement regarding government shutdown

Updated: 4:48 PM EST Jan 20, 2018 Governor Tom Wolf today released a statement Saturday after Congress' failure to pass a long-term funding solution for the federal government and prevent a shutdown. "I am frustrated we are in this situation as Pennsylvania relies on the federal government for fun

WTAE.COM - 2018-01-20 21:48:00

New owners take over Rising Creek Bakery in Mt. Morris

MT. MORRIS - Regular Rising Creek Bakery customers won't notice too much of a change when they visit, except for the two new faces running the shop. There are new cushions on the bench. The menu board is missing while new coffee drinks are to be added. But otherwise, it's the same soup, sandwiches a

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-01-21 05:30:00

1 dead in crash involving pedestrian near Lynnhaven Mall in Virginia Beach, police say

One person was killed in a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian at the intersection of Lynnhaven Parkway and Cherie Drive, police said on Twitter. Officials have released very little information about this incident. Police said Lynnhaven Drive is expected to be closed at Cherie Drive until at

PILOTONLINE.COM - 2018-01-20 15:04:00

1 person dead, 4 displaced in Norfolk apartment fire

Photo Courtesy of the Norfolk Fire Department NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - One person has died as a result of an apartment fire Saturday morning. Fire crews were dispatched at 7:13 a.m. for a possible fire in the 6200 block of Chesapeake Boulevard. Norfolk Fire Chief Worley says crews arrived on scene to

WAVY NEWS 10 - 2018-01-20 14:01:43

Fatal accident in Virginia Beach involving pedestrian and vehicle

Virginia Beach, VA -- One man is dead after being hit by a car when crossing the street, according to Virginia Beach Police. Dispatchers received a call at around 8 a.m. Saturday morning that an accident had occurred involving a pedestrian and a vehicle in the 900 block of Lynnhaven Parkway, near Ch

ERIENEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-21 00:29:00

Police investigating the armed robbery of a Family Dollar in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a Family Dollar store on Wednesday. Police say that the robbery happened around 8 p.m. at the store located on 1551 East Bayview Blvd. The suspect pulled a gun on a store clerk and demanded money from the register, before f

WTKR - 2018-01-19 22:13:05